Montreal Numismatic and Archaeological Society
Object Place: North America, Canada
Diameter: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; white metal
Not On View
Circular medal of Montreal Numismatic and Archaeological Society.
Obverse: Within a beaded rim, an axe and pipe crossed at center with portrait medallion at proper right (looking proper left and wearing a helmet) and proper left (looking proper right and inscribed at inside edge), and a burning oil lamp above and a beaver below; inscribed at edge and below.
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath and below.
Obverse: Inscribed at inside edge of proper left portrait medallion "VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA" and "CANADA"), and at edge "NUMISMATIC AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY" and "*MONTREAL CANADA*" and below "J. D. SCOTT SC".
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "INSTITUTED/1862/INCORPORATED/1870" and below "SANDHAMS SERIES No 1".
Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green